Notice of HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 Notice of Funding Availability, Policy Requirements and General Section to SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs; Reopening for Additional Eligible Activity for Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities (HSIAC) Program, 30155-30156 [06-4865]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 101 / Thursday, May 25, 2006 / Notices 2. Funding Available The Department expects to award a total of approximately $13 million in FY2006. The funding available includes approximately $10 million from this year’s appropriations and approximately $3 million from previously unobligated funds. On page 11956, section II.A., second column, the first sentence is corrected to read as follows: This NOFA announces the availability of approximately $13 million in FY2006 to employ FSS program coordinators for the PH FSS program. On page 11957, section III.C.2.d., second column, is corrected to read as follows: d. Troubled PHAs—Contract Administrator Partnership Agreement. PHAs that are troubled at the time of application are required to submit a signed Contact Administrator Partnership Agreement. The agreement must be for the entire grant term. The grant award shall be contingent upon having a signed Partnership Agreement included in the application. If an applicant that is required to have a Contract Administrator Partnership Agreement fails to submit one, this will be treated as a technical deficiency. See the General Section for more information on Corrections to Deficient Applications. The Contract Administrator must ensure that the financial management system and procurement procedures that will be in place during the grant term will fully comply with 24 CFR part 85. Troubled PHAs are not eligible to be contract administrator. Grant writers who assist applicants to prepare their FSS application are ineligible to be Contact Administrators. Dated: May 19,2006. Paula O. Blunt, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing. [FR Doc. 06–4864 Filed 5–22–06; 2:42 pm] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT cchase on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES [Docket No. FR–5030–C–1C] Notice of HUD’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 Notice of Funding Availability, Policy Requirements and General Section to SuperNOFA for HUD’s Discretionary Grant Programs; Reopening for Additional Eligible Activity for Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities (HSIAC) Program AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HUD. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:42 May 24, 2006 Super Notice of Funding Availability (SuperNOFA) for HUD Discretionary Grant Programs; Reopening for Additional Eligible Activity for Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities (HSIAC) Program. ACTION: Jkt 208001 On March 8, 2006, HUD published its Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 SuperNOFA (SuperNOFA), for HUD’s Discretionary Grant Programs. This document modifies the HSIAC Program. The notice published today announces that ‘‘Construction, renovation, expansion of an institution’s own facilities’’ is an eligible activity. As a result, HUD is reopening the competition for available funds. The application deadline date is now June 29, 2006. Applicants who have already submitted applications may submit new and complete applications to reflect this change. These changes do not affect the application package for the HSIAC Program NOFA on Grants.gov. DATES: The application submission date for the HSIAC Program is June 29, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The HSIAC NOFA identifies the applicable agency contacts for each program. Questions regarding today’s Notice should be directed to the agency contacts identified in the program NOFA. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 8, 2006 (71 FR 11712), HUD published its Notice of HUD’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2006, SuperNOFA for HUD’s Discretionary Grant Programs. The FY2006 SuperNOFA announced the availability of approximately $2.2 billion in HUD assistance. This notice published in today’s Federal Register modifies the HSIAC Program NOFA. HUD had inadvertently included among the ineligible activities an activity that is eligible for funding under this NOFA. Construction, renovation, and expansion of an institution’s facilities are eligible activities for funding. In order to provide applicants will adequate time to prepare and complete their application in light of this change, the application submission period has been reopened. The deadline date for applications is now June 29, 2006. Applicants who previously submitted applications may resubmit a new and complete applications in response to the change made today. The remainder of the HSIAC Program NOFA is unchanged. Applicants should refer to the HSIAC Program NOFA published as part of HUD’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2006, SuperNOFA for HUD’s Discretionary Grant Programs on March 8, 2006 and HUD’s Fiscal Year 2006 Notice of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30155 Funding Availability Policy Requirements and General Section to the SuperNOFA for HUD’s Discretionary Grant Programs on January 20, 2006 (71 FR 3382) for all application requirements and procedures. Summary of Changes to the HSIAC NOFA Summaries of the changes made by this document follow. The page number shown in brackets identifies where the individual funding availability announcement that is being modified can be found in the March 8, 2006, SuperNOFA. The notice in today’s Federal Register will also be reflected in the application instructions located on Grants.gov/Apply. Applicants must read the instruction download located on Grants.gov/Apply prior to submitting their application in order to receive all parts of the application. Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities (HSIAC) Program [11756] On page 11757, Overview Information, section F., first column, HUD is reopening the competition and establishing an application deadline date of June 29, 2006. On page 11758, section III.C.a., second column, HUD is modifying the list of eligible activities by adding paragraph (12), which includes construction, renovation, and expansion of an institution’s own facilities as eligible activities. On page 11761, section IV.C., first column, HUD is reopening the competition and establishing an application deadline date of June 29, 2006. On page 11761, section IV.E.e., first column, HUD is removing, ‘‘e. Construction renovation, expansion of an institution’s own facilities’’ from the list of ineligible CDBG activities. HUD had inadvertently included these activities as ineligible when in fact they are eligible activities under this NOFA. Accordingly, in the Notice of HUD’s Fiscal Year (FY) 2006, Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA), Policy Requirements to the SuperNOFA for HUD’s Discretionary Grant Programs, beginning at 71 FR 11712, in the issue of March 8, 2006, the following changes are made. 1. Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities (HSIAC) Program, beginning on page 11756: On page 11757, Overview Information, section F., delete ‘‘May 22, 2006’’ and replace with ‘‘June 29, 2006.’’ On page 11758, section III.C.a., second column, add paragraph (12) to read as follows: E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1 30156 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 101 / Thursday, May 25, 2006 / Notices (12) Construction, renovation, expansion of an institution’s own facilities; and On page 11761, section IV.C., first column, delete ‘‘May 22, 2006’’ and replace with ‘‘June 29, 2006.’’ On page 11761, section IV.E.e., first column, delete ‘‘Construction, renovation, expansion of an institution’s own facilities.’’ Dated: May 19, 2006. Darlene F. Williams, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research. [FR Doc. 06–4865 Filed 5–22–06; 2:42 pm] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for ‘‘Guidelines for Living With Florida Panthers and the Interagency Florida Panther Response Plan’’ and Notice of Receipt of an Application for Amendment to an Endangered Species Permit Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Availability; receipt of application. AGENCY: The Florida panther (Puma concolor coryi) is one of the rarest large mammals in the United States. The panther is protected as an endangered species under the Endangered Species Act (Act) and Florida statutes. Due to the panther’s potential for extinction, conflicts with humans raise issues that require careful consideration and action such that the intent and ability to conserve the species is unaltered while the safety of the public remains paramount. We announce the availability of an Environmental Assessment (EA) that considers alternatives for managing pantherhuman conflicts. The alternatives are intended to result in nonsignificant impacts to panthers, humans and the environment. The public is also invited to comment on an application for amendment to a permit to conduct certain activities with endangered and threatened species. This notice is provided under section 10(c) of the Act. DATES: Written comments on the EA should be sent to the Service’s Field or Regional Office (see ADDRESSES) and should be received on or before July 24, 2006. Written comments and/or data must be received on the application for amendment to the Endangered Species cchase on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:42 May 24, 2006 Jkt 208001 Permit at the address given below, by July 24, 2006. Layne Hamilton, Refuge Manager, Florida Panther and Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuges, 3860 Tollgate Blvd., Suite 300, Naples, Florida 34114, or Southeast Regional Office, Fish and Wildlife Service, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 420, Atlanta, Georgia 30345 (Attn: Elizabeth Souheaver). Persons wishing to review the Environmental Assessment may obtain a copy on the Internet at http://www.fws.gov/ verobeach. They may also obtain a copy by writing the Service’s Southeast Regional Office, Atlanta, Georgia (see ADDRESSES.) Please reference the Environmental Assessment associated with an interagency-developed management guidelines in such requests. Documents will also be available for public inspection by appointment during normal business hours at the Regional Office (see ADDRESSES.) If you wish to comment, you may submit comments by any one of several methods. Please reference the Environmental Assessment associated with an interagency-developed management guidelines in such comments. You may mail comments to the Service’s Regional Office (see ADDRESSES). You may also comment via electronic mail (e-mail) to pantherresponseplan@fws.gov. Please submit comments over the internet as an ASCII file avoiding the use of special characters and any form of encryption. Please also include your name and return address in your internet message. If you do not receive a confirmation from us that we have received your internet message, contact us directly at either telephone number listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Finally, you may hand deliver comments to either Service office listed under ADDRESSES. Our practice is to make comments, including names and home addresses of respondents, available for public review during regular business hours. Individual respondents may request that we withhold their names and home address from the administrative record. We will honor such requests to the extent allowed by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and/or address, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. We will not, however, consider anonymous comments. We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. If you wish to comment on the application for amendment to the permit to conduct certain activities with endangered and threatened species, you may submit comments by any one of the following methods. You may mail comments to the Service’s Southeast Regional Office, 1875 Century Boulevard, Suite 200, Atlanta, Georgia or via electronic mail (e-mail) to victoria_davis@fws.gov. Please include your name and return address in your e-mail message. If you do not receive a confirmation from the Service that we have received your e-mail message, contact us directly at the telephone number listed below. Finally, you may hand deliver comments to the Service office listed above (see ADDRESSES section). Our practice is to make comments, including names and home addresses of respondents, available for public review during regular business hours. Individual respondents may request that we withhold their home address from the administrative record. We will honor such requests to the extent allowable by law. There may also be other circumstances in which we would withhold from the administrative record a respondent’s identity, as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name and address, you must state this prominently at the beginning of your comments. However, we will not consider anonymous comments. We will make all submissions from organizations or businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, available for public inspection in their entirety. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Layne Hamilton, Refuge Manager, Florida Panther and Ten Thousand Islands National Wildlife Refuges, (see ADDRESSES), telephone: 239/353–8442 extension 227; or Ms. Elizabeth Souheaver, Area IV Supervisor (see ADDRESSES), telephone: 404/679–7163, facsimile: 404/679–4082. Amendment to the Endangered Species Permit contact: Victoria Davis, Endangered Species Biologist (see ADDRESSES), telephone 404–679–4176; facsimile 404–679–7081. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Florida panthers occur primarily in southern Florida, and most individuals reside south of Lake Okeechobee. Recovery actions over the past 25 years, particularly genetic augmentation initiated in 1995, enabled the population to grow from 30–50 animals to 80–100 animals in 2005. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 101 (Thursday, May 25, 2006)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5030-C-1C]


Notice of HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 Notice of Funding 
Availability, Policy Requirements and General Section to SuperNOFA for 
HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs; Reopening for Additional Eligible 
Activity for Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities 
(HSIAC) Program

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, HUD.

ACTION: Super Notice of Funding Availability (SuperNOFA) for HUD 
Discretionary Grant Programs; Reopening for Additional Eligible 
Activity for Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities 
(HSIAC) Program.

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SUMMARY: On March 8, 2006, HUD published its Fiscal Year (FY) 2006 
SuperNOFA (SuperNOFA), for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs. This 
document modifies the HSIAC Program. The notice published today 
announces that ``Construction, renovation, expansion of an 
institution's own facilities'' is an eligible activity. As a result, 
HUD is reopening the competition for available funds. The application 
deadline date is now June 29, 2006. Applicants who have already 
submitted applications may submit new and complete applications to 
reflect this change. These changes do not affect the application 
package for the HSIAC Program NOFA on Grants.gov.

DATES: The application submission date for the HSIAC Program is June 
29, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The HSIAC NOFA identifies the 
applicable agency contacts for each program. Questions regarding 
today's Notice should be directed to the agency contacts identified in 
the program NOFA.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On March 8, 2006 (71 FR 11712), HUD 
published its Notice of HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2006, SuperNOFA for 
HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs. The FY2006 SuperNOFA announced the 
availability of approximately $2.2 billion in HUD assistance. This 
notice published in today's Federal Register modifies the HSIAC Program 
NOFA. HUD had inadvertently included among the ineligible activities an 
activity that is eligible for funding under this NOFA. Construction, 
renovation, and expansion of an institution's facilities are eligible 
activities for funding. In order to provide applicants will adequate 
time to prepare and complete their application in light of this change, 
the application submission period has been reopened. The deadline date 
for applications is now June 29, 2006. Applicants who previously 
submitted applications may resubmit a new and complete applications in 
response to the change made today. The remainder of the HSIAC Program 
NOFA is unchanged. Applicants should refer to the HSIAC Program NOFA 
published as part of HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2006, SuperNOFA for HUD's 
Discretionary Grant Programs on March 8, 2006 and HUD's Fiscal Year 
2006 Notice of Funding Availability Policy Requirements and General 
Section to the SuperNOFA for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs on 
January 20, 2006 (71 FR 3382) for all application requirements and 
procedures.

Summary of Changes to the HSIAC NOFA

    Summaries of the changes made by this document follow. The page 
number shown in brackets identifies where the individual funding 
availability announcement that is being modified can be found in the 
March 8, 2006, SuperNOFA. The notice in today's Federal Register will 
also be reflected in the application instructions located on 
Grants.gov/Apply. Applicants must read the instruction download located 
on Grants.gov/Apply prior to submitting their application in order to 
receive all parts of the application.

Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities (HSIAC) Program 
[11756]

    On page 11757, Overview Information, section F., first column, HUD 
is reopening the competition and establishing an application deadline 
date of June 29, 2006.
    On page 11758, section III.C.a., second column, HUD is modifying 
the list of eligible activities by adding paragraph (12), which 
includes construction, renovation, and expansion of an institution's 
own facilities as eligible activities.
    On page 11761, section IV.C., first column, HUD is reopening the 
competition and establishing an application deadline date of June 29, 
2006.
    On page 11761, section IV.E.e., first column, HUD is removing, ``e. 
Construction renovation, expansion of an institution's own facilities'' 
from the list of ineligible CDBG activities. HUD had inadvertently 
included these activities as ineligible when in fact they are eligible 
activities under this NOFA.
    Accordingly, in the Notice of HUD's Fiscal Year (FY) 2006, Notice 
of Funding Availability (NOFA), Policy Requirements to the SuperNOFA 
for HUD's Discretionary Grant Programs, beginning at 71 FR 11712, in 
the issue of March 8, 2006, the following changes are made.
    1. Hispanic-Serving Institutions Assisting Communities (HSIAC) 
Program, beginning on page 11756:
    On page 11757, Overview Information, section F., delete ``May 22, 
2006'' and replace with ``June 29, 2006.''
    On page 11758, section III.C.a., second column, add paragraph (12) 
to read as follows:

[[Page 30156]]

    (12) Construction, renovation, expansion of an institution's own 
facilities; and
    On page 11761, section IV.C., first column, delete ``May 22, 2006'' 
and replace with ``June 29, 2006.''
    On page 11761, section IV.E.e., first column, delete 
``Construction, renovation, expansion of an institution's own 
facilities.''

    Dated: May 19, 2006.
Darlene F. Williams,
Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research.
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